DUSD students can apply for school of their choice

DOWNEY - The Downey Unified School District will conduct its annual School of Choice open enrollment during the month of February for the 2010-211 school year.Only students residing within the Downey school district boundaries can apply for School of Choice, including new kindergartners that may be starting school in September 2010. Parents of students wishing to attend a Downey school out of their attendance area can pick up an application at any DUSD school or at the district office Feb. 1-26. New students - including kindergartners - entering a Downey school for the first time should register at their school of residence. This will guarantee registration for the new school year. A lottery will be held to place students on the School of Choice waiting list for 2010-2011. Schools may accept students from the waiting list if space is available. Deadline application is Feb. 26. For more information, call the Office of Pupil Services at (562) 469-6554.

********** Published: January 15, 2010 - Volume 8 - Issue 39

NewsEric Pierce